Tag: Nebraska

Ingredion starts up protein plant

Ingredion starts up protein plant

September 21, 2020 |

In Sioux City, Nebraska, starch products company Ingredion, Inc. has inaugurated a protein isolates manufacturing facility. The proteins are used for nutrition, health, and wellness products. “We’re excited to take this next step to further advance our specialties strategy and capitalize on the global trends shaping the food industry,” says James P. Zallie, president and […]

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Ethanol margins seen strengthening further on lower corn prices

Ethanol margins seen strengthening further on lower corn prices

August 17, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports ethanol margins continue to increase as ethanol production remains subdued and stocks are drawn down as blending demand picks up. DTN’s mock ethanol plant saw margins pick up by 4 cents per gallon to 9.4 cents over the past month, while ethanol plants that don’t carry debt would see a 41 […]

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Nebraska to look at policy environment for ethanol with eye to improvements

Nebraska to look at policy environment for ethanol with eye to improvements

August 6, 2020 |

In Nebraska, KFOR radio reports state senator Joni Albrecht has submitted a bill that calls for a study looking into the policies impacting the state’s ethanol industry in order to find ways to streamline and improve the business climate. The study will also compare with policies other states are using to try to find ways […]

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Green Plains secures $75M funding and chooses Wood River for second MSCTM location

Green Plains secures $75M funding and chooses Wood River for second MSCTM location

July 30, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains says it has received final credit approval for a $75 million, 15 year term loan facility that will support the execution of its protein strategy. The new loan, which is subject to final documentation, is expected to close by the end of the third quarter at which time additional details of […]

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Ethanol margins recovering post-pandemic

Ethanol margins recovering post-pandemic

July 13, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports that ethanol margins continue to improve after sliding dep into negative territory on the back of the COVID-19 pandemic and sinking global fuel prices. States are reducing travel restrictions and summer driving is expected to pick up which will in turn boost ethanol demand. Production remains well below demand which is […]

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Green Plains sees China sticking with phase 1 ethanol purchases

Green Plains sees China sticking with phase 1 ethanol purchases

May 6, 2020 |

In Nebraska, ICIS reports that despite the drop in fuel consumption due to COVID-19, Green Plains expects China to make good on its promise to buy ethanol from the US. Ethanol purchases are part of the phase 1 trade deal that is meant to end the years-long trade war between the US and China that […]

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Green Plains sees boost to biofuel post-pandemic as people avoid public transport

Green Plains sees boost to biofuel post-pandemic as people avoid public transport

May 5, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Bloomberg reports that as COVID-19 stay in place restrictions ease, people will move away from public transport and opt for private vehicles, giving a boost to biofuel demand. Calling it a “potential tailwind”, Green Plains’ CEO says that post-COVID-19 will look different than before the pandemic and could help to boost demand for […]

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RFA launches demo project expanding pollinator habitat for Earth Day

RFA launches demo project expanding pollinator habitat for Earth Day

April 22, 2020 |

In Nebraska, in celebration of Earth Day, the Renewable Fuels Association and Renewable Fuels Nebraska says Trenton Agri Products (TAP) in Trenton, Nebraska will become the first demonstration site for a new ethanol industry initiative to expand pollinator habitat in key production regions. TAP will establish a 5-acre pollinator plot this spring near the entrance […]

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KAAPA Ethanol shuts Ravenna plant but keeps open Minden

KAAPA Ethanol shuts Ravenna plant but keeps open Minden

April 1, 2020 |

In Nebraska, KAAPA Ethanol says that although it has a strong balance sheet that will allow it to weather thin margins, it has taken the decision to shut the Ravenna facility until further notice while production will continue at Minden as long as margins allow. Its elevator at Elk Creek will also continue to operate […]

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Siouxland Ethanol suspends ethanol production in April until conditions improve

Siouxland Ethanol suspends ethanol production in April until conditions improve

March 30, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Siouxland Ethanol will be suspending ethanol production in April 2020 on the back of the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gasoline and ethanol demand in the United States. The company anticipates that total U.S. fuel ethanol production needs to be reduced by at least 50% until gasoline demand recovers. While we […]

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